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Megaustenia Cockerill 1912 (moon snail)

Gastropoda - Naticoidea - Naticidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 167353

Synonym: Cryptosoma Theobald 1857 [replaced name] (taxon 116805)

Parent taxon: Naticidae according to R. Majima 1989

Sister taxa: Amauropsella, Amauropsina, Amauropsona, Amaurospina, Ampullospirinae, Austrocochlis, Banis, Chilocyclus, Cochlis, Eunatica, Euspirocrommium, Forator, Globisininae, Globulariinae, Gyrodinae, Lunatia, Magnatica, Maxwellinatica, Naticinae, Payradeautia, Polinicinae, Sigatica, Sininae, Taniella

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: slow-moving shallow infaunal carnivore